category: american

Misfits: Children with a Twist

full name / name of organization: 
Markus Bohlmann
contact email: 
childrenmisfit@gmail.com

Misfits: Children with a Twist

[REMINDER]Death in the Cityscape: CRAS Special Issue 01/04/15 (Abst.01/12/14 )

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Review of American Studies
contact email: 
dcalabre@uwo.ca

In contemporary literature, the intersection of the space of death and mourning within the confines of the city acts as a method of critiquing our understood modes of living.

[UPDATE] 20th Annual Southwest English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

**KEYNOTE SPEAKER JAMES P. GEE**

Come see one of the foremost names in literacy studies and discourse analysis (James P. Gee, of course!) while thawing out in the warm desert sun.

ALA Conference, Boston May 21-24th, 2015: "James Baldwin, This Time"

full name / name of organization: 
James Baldwin Review
contact email: 
justin-joyce@northwestern.edu

“James Baldwin, This Time.”

ASLE-Sponsored Panel at 2015 Thoreau Society Annual Gathering

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment / The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
jsfinley@nmsu.edu

Call For Papers
ASLE-sponsored panel at the 2015 Thoreau Society Annual Gathering

Public Intellectuals Lecture Series

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University
contact email: 
aconnol1@connect.carleton.ca

Public Intellectuals Lecture Series
Presented by the Department of English and Literature at Carleton University and the Ottawa Public Library
Call for Papers

Native Literary Ecologies (ALA Conference, 21-24 May 2015, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)
contact email: 
nmerola@risd.edu

The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment and the Association for the Study of Native American Literatures invite abstracts for a "Native Literary Ecologies" panel at the 2015 Americ

Biodiversity and Extinction Narratives (ALA Conference, 21-24 May 2015, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)
contact email: 
nmerola@risd.edu

The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment invites abstracts for a "Biodiversity and Extinction Narratives" panel at the 2015 American Literature Association Conference (May 21-24, 20

Transvisceral: February 6, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
George Washington University English Graduate Student Association (EGSA)
contact email: 
haylie@gwu.edu

Keynote speaker: Sharon P.

Translation & Revolution: 9th International Colloquium on Translation Studies in Portugal

full name / name of organization: 
Catholic University of Portugal - Lisbon
contact email: 
sonia.pereira@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

translation & revolution
9th International Colloquium on Translation Studies in Portugal
22-23 october 2015

ANGLICA: An International Journal of English Studies (deadline 31 Jan 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Engilsh Studies, University of Warsaw
contact email: 
m.a.sokolowska-paryz@uw.edu.pl

The editors of ANGLICA: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES, an online peer-reviewed annual journal under the auspices of the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw, invite submiss

William Carlos Williams’s In the American Grain 90 years on. Deadline: 14 Dec.2014

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Society
contact email: 
copers@gmail.com

The William Carlos Williams Society invites abstracts for a panel of three 20 minute papers to be presented at the 2015 American Literature Association Conference (May 21-24, 2015; Boston, MA).

Robert A. Heinlein--call for contributors

full name / name of organization: 
Rafeeq O. McGiveron, Lansing Community College
contact email: 
rafeeq.o.mcgiveron@gmail.com or mcgiver@lcc.edu

As volume editor for a collection of new scholarly essays on Robert A. Heinlein that will be published by Salem Press in its Critical Insights Series, I am entertaining proposals for the following:

Margaret Walker Centenary Panel (Poetry) and Anthology Project (Poetry and Fiction). (1 p Abstracts due Jan 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Poetry by the Sea Conference (Madison, CT; May 26-29, 2015)
contact email: 
cpollard@wcupa.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: Margaret Walker Centenary Panel (Poetry) and Anthology Project (Poetry and Fiction).

Critical Insights: The Harlem Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack, UMBC
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

In the course of African-American cultural history, the Harlem Renaissance, also known as the New Negro movement, has proven one of the most influential in shaping and directing black artistic express

(Update] Interdisciplinary Student and Graduate Conference Transcultural Media Relations – April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Goethe University Frankfurt
contact email: 
studentconferencefrankfurt@yahoo.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED!!!!

Interdisciplinary Student and Graduate Conference

Transcultural Media Relations –
Literature, Film, TV show adaptations and beyond

*Dec 1st deadline* - Pynchon Week - June 8-12 2015, Athens, Greece

full name / name of organization: 
International Pynchon Week 2015 - Pynchon on the Edge
contact email: 
ipw2015athens@gmail.com

Just under 2 weeks to the deadline...

[UPDATE] CfP: Travel and Conflict in the Medieval and Early Modern World

full name / name of organization: 
IMEMS, Aberystwyth University & Bangor University, UK
contact email: 
travelandconflict@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Travel and Conflict in the Medieval and Early Modern World

Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS) Aberystwyth-Bangor

Fat Studies Panel for Graduate Conference, "Navigations and Narrations: Exploring Space and Place," 04/03/15 (Deadline: 02/9/15)

full name / name of organization: 
UTA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
sshelton@uta.edu

Conference 4/3/15 in Arlington, Texas; Submission Deadline 2/9/15

The UT Arlington English Graduate Student Association is holding its 3rd Annual UTA English Graduate Conference on April 3, 2015 with the theme “Navigations and Narrations: Exploring Space and Place.” (For the full conference CFP, see the end of this post or http://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/node/59249). We are also accepting submissions specifically for a Fat Studies panel that will explore the larger conference theme through the lens of Fat Studies.

Space and place are both ideas central to Fat Studies. What space is the fat body allowed in an able/thin-centric society? How does the fat body move within, blur, and/or break down such boundaries? What are the “crossroads of circumstance” where the fat body is placed in past and contemporary society? How are such issues entrenched, expressed, explored, and/or exploded through literature or writing? How does the fat body navigate the physical spaces and places on a college campus or within the classroom? Such questions are merely jumping off points; we welcome all topics that explore the intersection of Fat Studies with literature, composition, and/or pedagogy.

UPDATE: INCS 2015 Mobilities (4/16-19, 2015) CFP deadline extended to 11/24/14

full name / name of organization: 
INCS Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
narin.hassan@lmc.gatech.edu

UPDATE: INCS 2015 CONFERENCE: Mobilities, Atlanta, 4/16-19, 2015
CFP deadline: November 24, 2014

INCS Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies 2015: MOBILITIES
Loews Hotel, Atlanta, GA

CFP: Branding the “Other”: Biopolitics, Memory, and Identity in Cultural Representations

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference and Workshop at the University of New Mexico / Jason Wilby
contact email: 
jwilby@unm.edu

7th Annual Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference and Workshop at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque; April 3-4, 2015.

Graduate Students & the Public Sphere, in NYC, Feb 28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Association of Fordham University Interdisciplinary Conference
contact email: 
jvanwyck@fordham.edu

The work of graduate students is an increasingly public business. Yet graduate training typically features little to no training in how to navigate this brave new world.

CFP: MEDIASCAPE Journal of Film and Media Studies - "Time" REVIEWS

full name / name of organization: 
Mediascape
contact email: 
mediascape@tft.ucla.edu

Call For Papers - MEDIASCAPE - Spring 2015 – “Time”

[UPDATE] Conflicts and Resolutions: Tensions, Struggles, and Solutions in Varied Discourses

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Charlotte's English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa@uncc.edu

UNC Charlotte’s English Graduate Student Association
15th Annual Graduate Student Conference
Saturday, January 24, 2015
The Student Union, UNC Charlotte

Dirty Talk: The Forms and Language of Pleasure - Abstracts Due 1/3/2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin - Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Dirty Talk:The Forms and Language of Pleasure

The 11th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature
at the University of Wisconsin-Madison // February 26-28, 2015

Readings: a new journal for scholars and readers

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alexandra Berlina
contact email: 
alexandra.berlina@uni-due.de

Readings is a new peer-reviewed open-access journal intended to be read by both scholars and the general public. Like other journals, we look for academic quality and originality.

On-going reminder CALL FOR CONTRIBUTED PAPERS 'STUDIES IN VISUAL ARTS AND COMMUNICATION - AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL' 2nd issue

full name / name of organization: 
“George Enescu” University of Arts from Iasi, Romania.
contact email: 
cristina_moraru@rocketmail.com

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTED PAPERS

'STUDIES IN VISUAL ARTS AND COMMUNICATION - AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL'

2nd issue - Vol1 No2 December 2014

http://journalonarts.org

UNT Critical Voices Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students in English Association, University of North Texas
contact email: 
untcriticalvoices2015@gmail.com

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference, to be held March 27-28, 2015.

Journal of Heresy Studies - Special Issue on Modernity and Heresy

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Heresy
contact email: 
schweizerb@yahoo.com

International Society for the Study of Heresy (http://heresystudies.org)

Journal of Heresy Studies

Special Issue

39th Great Plains Writers’ Conference: panels and readings on writing, environment, and sustainability

full name / name of organization: 
Great Plains Writers’ Conference, South Dakota State University
contact email: 
steven.wingate@sdstate.edu

The 39th Great Plains Writers’ Conference 
March 22-24, 2015
South Dakota State University, Brookings SD.

[UPDATE / DEADLINE EXTENSION] Violation: Representations in Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Department
contact email: 
violationconference@gmail.com

Violation: Representations in Literature and Culture
An Interdisciplinary Conference Sponsored by the McGill University English Department
February 20-22, 2015

Keynote Speaker:

_Feminist Spaces_: Women and Technology

full name / name of organization: 
_Feminist Spaces_
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

_Feminist Spaces_ is now accepting student submissions for its second issue to be published in March of 2015.

Coastal Plains Graduate Liberal Arts Conference (April 10-11, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Houston
contact email: 
houstonlit@gmail.com

Days of Future Past: Remixing, Revisioning, Reflecting

Vision: University at Albany 13th Annual EGSO Conference, March 27-28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

For our 13th annual conference, the English Graduate Student Organization invites graduate students of all disciplines to submit critical papers and creative works that address vision both literally a

Subjectivity in an Object World

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Thirteen, Issue 1/Spring 2015)
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Editor: Kevin MacDonnell
Email: sjuhumanities@gmail.com

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